File NLW MS 12737C. - Letters to the Reverend D. E. Jenkins,

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NLW MS 12737C.


Letters to the Reverend D. E. Jenkins,


  • 1903-1936. (Creation)

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Fifty-one letters, etc., from Edward Carey (registrar), University of Liverpool, 1932 (acknowledging receipt of an application for admission to the degree of Litt. D., and enclosing a receipt for the fee), [the Reverend] J[ohn] E[dward] Carey, Treverbyn Vicarage, St. Austell, 1906 ( replying to recipient's query relating to the incumbents of Otterham, the writer's previous parish), [the Reverend] Arthur Carter, Thrussington Vicarage, Leicester, 1903 (enclosing information concerning the descendants of the Rev[erend] John Owen, a former vicar of the parish), [the Reverend] Reginald A[rthur] Cayley, Stowell Rectory, Sherborne, [19]06 ( replying to a query concerning the Rev[erend] James Hooper, rector of the parish, 1820-1828), David R[ ] Charles, Hoylake, 1904 (acknowledging the return of letters, a little memorandum book of Mr. [Thomas] Charles of Bala in the writer's possession, enclosing a portrait of the writer (now kept in the Department of Prints, Drawings, and Maps)), C. A. Christie, Roydon, near Ware, [19]06 (requesting the return of 'the Rev. Jones's Diaries'), [Messrs.] R. and R. Clark, Limited (printers), Edinburgh, 1917- 1929 (6) (the disposal, by pulping, of part of the remaining stock of 'Charles of Bala' [recipient's Life of the Rev. Thomas Charles], financial matters, the binding of copies of recipient's work, Bedd Gelert, [its Facts, Fairies, and Folk Lore (Portmadoc, 1899)]), [the Reverend] G[erald] H[enry] Colvile, Weston Rectory, Shifnal, undated (a reply to recipients query re the Rev[erend] Robert Pugh, who, the writer suggests, had been curate of Weston under Redcastle, co. Salop), the Rev[erend] W[illiam] H [ ] Cooper (secretary of the Monmouthshire Presbytery), Abertysswg, [19] 36 (extending the Presbytery's official congratulations to recipient on completing fifty years service with the [Calvinistic Methodist] Connection), the Rev[erend] T[homas] G[eorge] Crippen (honorary secretary, the Congregational Historical Society), London, 1905-1906 (2) (replying to recipient's query concerning [the Reverend] Mr. [S.R.] Pittard [Congregational minister] at Somerton, co. Somerset, circa 1816-1830, a letter from [the Reverend] Thomas Charles to his son Thomas, 1807, in the writer's possession), Miss Frances M. Daniell, North Nibley, near Dursley, [19]08 (a reply to recipient's query concerning the Rev[erend] Charles Thomas [nephew of the Reverend Thomas Charles of Bala], minister at North Nibley, 1832-1838), D. C. Davies (general secretary, Welsh Council of the League of Nations Union), Cardiff, 1921 (a meeting to be held [in Denbigh], the possibility of a canvassing campaign to enrol members), [the Reverend] Daniel Davies, The Rectory, Denbigh, [19]06 (informing recipient that the Rev[erend] John Williams was curate of Denbigh in 1788), [the Reverend] D[ avid] Davies, Llangwm Vicarage, Corwen, [1]905 (a record of the burial of Dorothy Ffoulkes, 1742, and of Tho[ma]s Ffoulkes, 1744, in the Llangwm registers), [the Reverend] David Davies, The Rectory, Trawsfynydd, 1905-1906 ( 2) (searches in the Trawsfynydd registers, an extract re the burial of the Reverend John Pryse, ob. 1809 [curate of the parish]), [the Reverend] D[avid] W[illiam] Davies [vicar of Cilcennin with Llanbadarn Trefeglwys], [19]07 (an extract from the Llanbadarn parish register, recording the burial of the Rev[erend] Timothy Evans, ob. 1837, vicar of the parish), [the Reverend] E[dward] J[ames] Davies, Nantglyn Rectory, Denbigh, 1906 (information concerning the Rev[erend] Rice Pughe, vicar of Nantglyn, 1788- 1806), [the Reverend] E[dward] O[wen] Davies, Bangor, 1927 (advice to recipient on certain [Calvinistic Methodist] denominational matters), Ellis W[illiam] Davies [M.P. for the Eifion division of co. Caernarvon, 1906-1918, and for Denbigh, 1923-1929], House of Commons, 1924 (congratulations to recipient on receiving the degree [of M.A. of the University of Liverpool]), [the Reverend] J[enkin] Davies, Llanfair Rectory, Harlech, [19]06 (the writer's inability to trace the name of a Reverend R[ichar]d Morgan as incumbent of the parish), John Davies, Abergavenny, 1908 (a visit by the writer, in 1884, to ?George Thomas, then of Brynmawr, who claimed to be a nephew of [the Reverend Thomas] Charles of Bala, Thomas's story that his elder brother, Charles, had been sent to Cheshunt College by his uncle, and that he had subsequently been ordained at Dursley, the writer's inference that this was the Charles Thomas who had been a minister at North Nibley, near Dursley [see letter from Frances M. Daniell above], the writer's conversations with 'old people who listened to Thomas Richards preaching [the Reverend Thomas] Charle's Funeral Sermon at Crickhowell'), J[ohn] Glyn Davies (University of Liverpool), Denbigh, [19]28 (enquiries concerning a house in Denbigh), [the Reverend] John H[enry] Davies, St. Mary's Vicarage, H[averford] West, 1904 (the writer's inability to find any information about John Charles), J[ohn] H[umphreys] Davies [registrar, and later principal, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth], Aberystwyth and Cwrt Mawr, Llangeitho, 1905-1906 (3) (a note on some of the descendants of [the Reverend] Peter Williams [1723-1796, Methodist cleric], an inspection of books ? with a view to purchase by the college, a suggestion that a bust of Robert Roberts be placed in the National Library 'when it comes into existence', lack of further information about Tho[ma]s Charles and Marg[are]t Williams), [the Reverend] Joseph Davies, Goytre Rectory, Abergavenny, 1906 (2) (information concerning the Rev[erend] Joshua Davies (ob. 1820), one time curate in the parish of Goytre, and later vicar of Dingestow), L[eonard] Twiston Davies, Rockfield Park, Monmouth, [19]34 (a reply to recipient's query concerning John Davies, Maes y Groes, near Cilcain), R. Davies (town clerk), Denbigh, 1928-1932 (2) (the editing of the Official Guide to Denbigh, 1928, the town council's official congratulations to recipient on his receiving the degree of D. Litt., [of the University of Liverpool]), [the Reverend] F[rederick] W[yldbore] Wingfield Digby, The Vicarage, Charlton Horethorne, 1906 (enclosing a copy of a memorial inscription to [the Reverend] John Taylour (ob. 1785), a former vicar of the parish), and F. J. Dryhurst, Woking and [London], 1925-1929 (12) (genealogical research relating to the Dryhurst family in North Wales) (included with one of the letters is a typescript copy of a letter seeking information concerning the Dryhurst family, written by D. E. Jenkins (with suggested amendments by F. J. Dryhurst), for insertion in the Western Mail).

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The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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Formerly known as D. E. Jenkins 7.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 12737C.

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